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  • Recording: Former federal scientist offers to build Venezuela a bomb targeting New York City

    A disgruntled, former Los Alamos National Laboratory scientist promised to build 40 nuclear weapons for Venezuela in 10 years and design a bomb targeted for New York City in exchange for "money and power," according to secret FBI recordings released...
  • 'Friendship Nine's' convictions for lunch counter civil rights sit-in vacated

    The old men walked into the courtroom with halting steps, grayer and a bit slower than when they were young. They had been hauled into a nearby courtroom here 54 years ago this week. That time, a white judge, B. Drennan Hayes, convicted them of...
  • Defense lawyer asks Guantanamo judge to expand the female-guard no-touch rule

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba A Marine defense lawyer asked a military judge Wednesday to expand his no-female-guard touching order beyond legal meetings to include an Iraqi captive's medical, Red Cross and recreation yard visits at the prison's...
  • Former music mogul held without bond in alleged Ponzi scheme

    Former music mogul held without bond in alleged Ponzi scheme
    He was once described as an entertainment mogul, an airline pilot-turned-promoter who hung out backstage with the Rolling Stones, Santana, Coldplay and other big-name musical acts at concerts he staged all over the world. Now 72, Utsick is in the...
  • Know when to hold 'em

    Know when to hold 'em
    If you are charged with a felony in Chicago, chances are you'll find yourself in a scuffed-up, sunlit courtroom on the Southwest Side known as Central Bond Court. Dozens of defendants shuffle through Courtroom 100 every day, where a judge hears a few...
  • Woman in Vanderbilt gang-rape speaks out to other sex assault victims: 'You are not alone'

    The gang-rape conviction of two former Vanderbilt University football players sends signals out in every direction. To the two young men, Tuesday's verdicts show that being drunk out of your mind doesn't excuse criminal behavior. Once doted on as...
  • Appeals court restores parts of lawsuit in Coliseum corruption scandal

    Appeals court restores parts of lawsuit in Coliseum corruption scandal
    A California appellate court has reinstated key parts of a government lawsuit that seeks millions of dollars in damages from two rave concert promoters and their companies in connection with the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum corruption scandal. A three-...
  • Aaron Hernandez Trial Starts Thursday

    FALL RIVER, Mass. — Opening statements are scheduled to begin Thursday in the murder trial of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, delayed two days by a blizzard that dumped nearly 3 feet of snow on this southeastern...
  • Baltimore man jailed for murder since age 14 is released

    Baltimore man jailed for murder since age 14 is released
    Eugene J. Edwards pleaded guilty to a murder on Wednesday, and was expected to be released in time for dinner. Edwards was 14 years old in January 2002, when prosecutors say he fatally shot an 18-year-old man in East Baltimore during a robbery attempt....
  • Fired State Employee Keeping $53K Pension

    Fired State Employee Keeping $53K Pension
    Did James E. Liss, a former state employee fired for stealing and other activities, get off easy? Mr. Liss, 60, was fired a year ago from his job as a building superintendent at Camp Hartell in Windsor Locks following an internal investigation of...
  • S. Fla. man fighting extradition to Thailand in bizarre kidnap case

    S. Fla. man fighting extradition to Thailand in bizarre kidnap case
    Shawn Abraham Shaw is an international fugitive who hid out in South Florida after kidnapping a wealthy buinessman in Thailand and negotiating a $2 million ransom — at least according to Thai authorities and U.S. government officials who want him...